|08-30-2011, 05:43 PM||#1|
Joined: Jun 2006
Anchorage to Ushuaia
So this is the ongoing continuation of the trip started in 2009
I left the KLR in Wasilla for two years while I pooled resources for the venture.
I arrived in ANC july 27th. Picked up the bike. The battery was still holding 10volts and almost got started after being parked. A little push start and that got her running.
I threw on some hard bags and much a needed front brake upgrade.
A couple of mornings before I departed I woke to a moose outside my window.
It was pretty crappy weather all the way out of AK, 36F and fresh snow in the mountains the day I left.
Near Palmer on the old Glenn hwy.
Looking up the Knik river
across the Matanuska river
An old tractor reunion in the "Valley"
The Matanuska Glacier
numerous pretty spots to stop on the way to Tok, for the first night.
The fireweed was waning.
Got to the Tok motorcycle campground
Shared the bunkhouse with another ADV'er on an epic journey with a 1975 CB500T!
The Yukon, that was a cool schoolbus a couple had bought in Fairbanks.
Burly Wood Gates!
Burwash Landing for some fuel.
Kluane Lake (looks cold? It was!)
some Canukistanian kitch!
Made it to Whitehorse at night in the rain, had to spend $100 for a really crappy hotel!
The next day weather got better in BC and AB.
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